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marshal

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of marshal

  1. 1 to assemble and make ready for action <marshaled their forces for battle> Synonyms mobilize (also marshall), muster, rallyRelated Words arrange, group, line up, order, organize; call (up), convene, summon; activate; collect, round upNear Antonyms disarrange, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb; deactivate, dismiss; break up, disband, dissolve, split (up)Antonyms demob [chiefly British], demobilize

  2. 2 to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front <marshaling a small group of children on a tour of the science museum> Synonyms conduct, direct, guide, lead (also marshall), pilot, route, show, steer, usherRelated Words precede; accompany, attend, chaperone (or chaperon), convoy, escort, see; control, manageNear Antonyms dog, hound, shadow, tail, tailgateAntonyms follow, trail

  3. 3 to put into a particular arrangement <marshal your arguments before you stand up to speak> Synonyms arrange, array, classify, codify, dispose, draw up, lay out, order (also marshall), organize, range, systematizeRelated Words groom, make up, spruce (up), straighten (up), tidy (up); unscramble; align (also aline), cue, line, line up, queue; alphabetize, file, hierarchize, prioritize, sequence; emplace, place, set; display, map (out), set outAntonyms derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, mess (up), muss (up), rumple, upset



Variants of marshal

also marshall


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